The Mayor’s Holiday Storytime

Join Mayor Naheed Nenshi for a special holiday storytime at Engine 23, Central Library’s 22-tonne fire engine! Families attending this free, drop-in event can enjoy hot chocolate as the Mayor reads some of his favourite holiday stories. Holiday crafts for kids will be available, and we’ll even have a special visitor all the way from…
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Calgary Public Library Introduces A New Way To Watch Movies For Free

Attention all movie buffs! Calgary Public Library members can now access more than 30,000 films for free, thanks to a new e-resource called Kanopy. What is Kanopy? Kanopy, a popular on-demand video streaming service for public libraries, is now available online in our E-Library. Watch award-winning documentaries and acclaimed films, rare and hard-to-find titles, must-see…
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Build and Play!

  Join us for a special storytime at the opening of our new Calgary Foundation Early Learning Centre at Signal Hill Library. This is the third Early Learning Centre funded by the Calgary Foundation and an anonymous donor's $1 million investment, and the ninth Early Learning Centre in our system.  Our Early Learning Centres are free…
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New Central Library Facts

The New Central Library opens in November, 2018. Learn more about this new gathering place for our city with these fast facts: The City of Calgary has been planning for a new Central Library since 2004, when it first devoted funds to study future library needs. Throughout 2012, more than 16,000 Calgarians participated in an…
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Remembrance Day Open House

Join us after the Remembrance Day Parade for an open house with members of The Calgary Highlanders. Hear the stories of soldiers in our Canadian military and warm up with a hot drink.  Offered in partnership with The Calgary Highlanders. Date: Saturday, November 11 Time: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm…
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Warm Up With Winter Programs

Calgary Public Library is well-known for popular programs for babies, toddlers, kids, and families. Did you know we also offer a diverse array of opportunities for adults?  Download a copy of the November – December issue of Library Connect to see all our programs. Our adult programs focus on learning, enrichment, and the exploration of new ideas. They’ll…
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Gear Up to Play!

Join us for the opening of our new Calgary Foundation Early Learning Centre on Tuesday, October 10 at Forest Lawn Library.  This new Early Learning Centre is the eighth in our system, and the second Early Learning Centre funded by the Calgary Foundation and an anonymous donor's $1 million investment. Our Early Learning Centres are…
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